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10 Misleading Film Titles
What we expected and what we got...

Cinderella Man (2005)
What we expected: A comic twist on a classic fairytale, probably starring Steve Carrell.
What we got: Russell Crowe in the boxing ring.

The Squid & the Whale (2006)
What we expected: A precursor to Mega Shark vs Giant Octopus.
What we got: A bittersweet exploration of dysfunctional family life in uptown New York.

Black Snake Moan (2007)
What we expected: A nature documentary about an unusually noisy reptile.
What we got: Christina Ricci playing a nymphomaniac.

Serenity (2005)
What we expected: A Buddhist propaganda film starring Richard Gere.
What we got: A kick-ass sci-fi western in space.

Scary Movie (2000)
What we expected: A scary movie.
What we got: A terrible spoof.

The Aristocrats (2005)
What we expected: Bonnets, bosom-heaving and possibly Keira Knightley.
What we got: A bunch of comedians telling variations on the filthiest joke in the world.

Full Frontal (2003)
What we expected: Um...
What we got: A critically-slated arty experiment in digital filming by Steven Soderbergh and a cast of A-listers.

Snatch (2000)
What we expected: Er...
What we got: A multi-layered Guy Ritchie film with a splendid cameo from Brad Pitt.

Shaft (2000)
What we expected: Oh dear...
What we got: A dick, certainly, but a private dick dressed as Samuel L Jackson.

Donkey Punch (2008)
What we expected: A searing expos into the world of Bournemouth donkey racing, maybe along the lines of Amores Perros.
What we got: Oh God, THAT'S what a donkey punch is?!

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